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HEATPOINT PLUMBING & HEATING ARE AN INDEPENDENT PRIVATE FAMILY RUN BUSINESS PROVIDING AN EFFICIENT, RELIABLE AND QUALITY SERVICE AT VERY COMPETITIVE RATES. WE PROVIDE A FULL RANGE OF DOMESTIC PLUMBING, HEATING AND GAS SERVICES . FULLY INSURED (PLI)

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Reviewed by Paulina on 21/9/2018

I can't find any fault in him, he took an old toilet and fitted a new one, job done well, neat job, cleaned after working, patient with me, he took time to explain what he was doing to me, happy to recommend him.

At Tobias Services we aim to offer a unique service at affordable prices for all jobs around the home ranging from plumbing to maintenance We are all ways happy to quote how ever small or large you job We are here to help !!

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Reviewed by Reena on 21/9/2018

Turned up on time and did he job perfectly. He tidied up after himself and made sure everything worked before he left. I would highly recommend and would use him again

Covering all of Devon and Cornwall, we take pride in not only doing the best but doing so with consideration for our customers and the Environment. With over 36 years in our industry we boast qualified staff, full insurance & FREE quotations within 48hrs.

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Reviewed by Dave on 21/9/2018

We found JB services to be highly efficient with excellent workmanship. Jay left everything clean and tidy and completed the job on time and was always ready to go that extra mile to ensure that we were happy with the result. We would highly reccomend him and will be using JB services again.

At DASIL Heating and Plumbing we offer a reliable, high-quality-plumbing and heating service along with a wide range of other services for domestic and commercial properties. With over 15 years’ experience, you can rely on our extensive trade and product knowledge to provide an excellent quality of work at highly competitive prices.

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Reviewed by Sun on 21/9/2018

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CITY AND GUILDS NVQ LEVEL 2 PLUMBING

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Reviewed by Rebecca on 21/9/2018

Quick to contact me. Turned up and carried out more than what what asked for. I will be using again! Thank you!

Complete bathroom and tiles carry out full bathroom installations. All plumbingwork and emergency plumbing work under taken

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Reviewed by Samantha on 21/9/2018

Ben responded quickly and saved the day for me at a tricky time. He turned up as promised, was very clear about the cost of the job - including when it turned out that there was another leak that needed fixed. He is professional, reliable, polite and friendly and does a great job for a reasonable price. I have already asked if he will be able to help with another job for me. Thanks Ben!

Our team of seasoned construction professionals has over 70 years of combined technical expertise and knowledge across a wide range of property types. From inception to completion, our team is involved every step of the way: pre-construction planning, design, obtaining planning permission, budget development and execution, scheduling, contract procurement, and close-out. Using unique methods of extracting value while simultaneously providing the highest standards of quality are the hallmarks of our construction team’s process. Marketing, sales and leasing for our portfolio is managed directly by our marketing and sales team from inception to completion. Strategically, relying on a keen awareness of industry analytics and trends is our key to maximizing market share and optimizing absorption. At the predevelopment phase, our marketing team works in concert with the architects and designer to craft the property in alignment with current demands. Imperial development, construction and marketing and sales teams remain fully-integrated throughout the entire life cycle of a project to ensure efficiency and synchrony. In simple terms, we design, construct, refurbish and operate outstanding buildings. For public and private sector clients, and for our own portfolio of properties. Creating a new building – or breathing new life into an existing one – takes vision. Clear, long-sighted vision. A vision that’s shared by the client, the designer, the construction company, the facilities management supplier… It takes into account how that building will evolve throughout its design life. How it will be maintained. How much it will cost to run. And it factors in the impact that the building will have on its environment: immediate and global; now and in the future. That’s what we mean when we talk about sustainable buildings. We know this process and these arguments inside out from the client perspective and the user point of view, as well as with our design, construction and maintenance hats on – because we’re property developers in our own right.

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Reviewed by Bob on 21/9/2018

Quick and very good

Offering friendly, Reliable Heating, Gas and Plumbing Services across the South West. Everything from full boiler Installations to dripping taps.

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Reviewed by Emma on 21/9/2018

On time, very friendly and helpful. Great workmanship despite some challenging weather conditions.

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Reviewed by Hugh on 21/9/2018

Kenny provided a great service at very short notice. Friendly, no-nonsense plumbing. Highly recommended.

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HIGHLY RECOMENDABLE ALL DONE AS EXPECTED AND IN TIME

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Power Showers and Pump specialists - what you need to know

Power showers are a great relaxation feature for your bathroom, and are surprisingly efficient too. They’re also flexible – so you can install a new unit in an existing shower enclosure or simply over your bath.

Besides the indulgent pulsating effect, power showers have a number of benefits – including greater control over pressure and temperature, improved reliability, and (from some particularly economic models) reduced water consumption. And here’s some more good news – they’re also fairly straightforward to install. That means minimal mess and fuss for you (and the professional you choose to work with).

How you install your power shower will depend on what type of unit you’ve selected. “Power showers” by definition all use a motorised pump. But your shower can be water-based (running directly off the mains supply, assisted by a pump), an electric system or a mixed system. To find the right system for your central heating setup, it’s usually best to consult a qualified plumber or bathroom installation specialist.

When you’ve found the right power shower, installation is straightforward – for a professional who knows what they’re doing, at least. The process involves turning the electricity and water off, positioning and fixing the shower unit, and connecting the electrical components to the mains power (typically you’ll need to create a new circuit for building regulation compliance). After reattaching the shower to the water supply, you’ll then be ready to power up and sample your new bathroom bliss.

Cost of power shower installation

With any job that involves leaking water and/or electricity, it’s best to seek the help of a qualified and experienced professional.

The price you’ll pay to have a power shower installed will depend on the exact nature of your job. Installing a brand-new power shower from scratch is likely to cost around £500. Replacing an existing shower will bring the price down, as pipes and electrical circuits can possibly be reused. Swapping out a shower may only cost between £150-£300.

How to install a power shower

While every job is unique, installing a power shower usually follows the same five-step process.

  1. First things first – the electricity gets turned off. Your tradesperson can then position and fix the shower unit to the desired location on your wall, marking the points for copper pipes and electrical cables.
  2. The second step is another safety-conscious one. When connecting the power supply, they’ll bury the electrical cables into the wall – in the middle of the shower unit, either vertically or horizontally (depending on the direction they need to go). As we’ve mentioned, your professional will probably recommend creating a dedicated circuit for the shower, unless one already exists.
  3. Next, they’ll drill any necessary holes required to connect the water supply. After that, they’ll turn the mains water supply stopcock off and run the cold water tap dry, before connecting a copper pipe to the rising main.
  4. Now it’s time to reconnect the remaining pipework for your shower. When it comes to that copper pipe, it’s a good idea to install a stop valve so you can quickly turn off the water to make repairs in the future.
  5. Finally, check there are no leaks. And provided everything is working as expected, you’re all set to enjoy your new power shower.

Can you install a power shower with a combi boiler?

In short, the answer is no – sadly you can’t. Combi boilers won’t work with a power shower because they heat the water as it flows through the system. And if the water is pumped through the boiler faster, it doesn’t have time to heat up the flow.

At its most basic, all a power shower consists of is a pump to speed up the flow of water and a valve to control its temperature. That means power showers can be used with low-pressure hot and cold water or gravity-fed setups, but not combination boilers or high-pressure systems.

The qualifications your tradesperson needs

While installing a power shower is generally a simple job, your installer will need to be NICEIC registered (National Inspection Council for Electrical Installation Contracting) to work on the necessary electrical elements and sign the work off for building compliance.

While they won’t necessarily be touching the boiler or gas pipes, it’s certainly a bonus if they hold Gas Safe accreditation too. This isn’t mandatory when it comes to installing your power shower though – merely an additional benefit.

Finally, your tradesperson should be able to offer you evidence of their track record, including their experience and a number of customer references.

Insurance your tradesperson needs

Leaking water or faulty electrics are never a good mix. And even the most competent tradesperson can be thwarted by unforeseen plumbing or electrical issues. So, make sure your professional holds public liability insurance and you’ll have peace of mind that you’re protected against any accidental damage.

Questions you should ask your tradesperson

  • Are they NICEIC registered?
  • What type of power shower system will work most effectively in your home?
  • Can they supply and fit the shower?
  • Will they offer a warranty or guarantee on their work (and the shower, if they’re suppling it)?

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